Opinion

Why the Idea of NEDG/BON Debates Must Be Permanently Killed, By ‘Tope Fasua

The so-called ‘Nigerian’ Elections Debate Group is the number one enemy of the Nigerian people because it has actively shut out the voices of the people, and deprived them of much needed hope, catharsis, expression, variety of ideas, and even a much-needed intellectual entertainment via the debate. There is only…
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Columns

Africa’s Stunning Victory Against the International Criminal Court, By Owei Lakemfa

It was a sweet victory against the neo-colonial powers who tried to humiliate the continent by hurling an African president on trumped up charges of murder, rape, inhumane acts, and persecution. But the painful aspect is that an innocent man was abducted in his country, imprisoned without trial for five…
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Columns

Prosecuting Onnoghen: An Issue Best Settled After the General Polls, By Rafiq Raji

Clearly, it is hard to justify any benefit to the polity from attempting to remove the most senior judicial officer in the land, who would be a key adjudicator in election disputes, just a month to the polls. In fact, the action has the potential of heightening regional tensions. In…
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Columns

Will They Not Use Their Minds, Intellect and Reason To Understand?, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. He guides His obedient servants to His love and admits the doers of good to His Paradise. I bear witness that there is no deity save Allah, having…
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Opinion

The Ethnic Victory of 2015 and An Apology, By Moses E. Ochonu

...Buhari’s ethnic coalition got away with arguably the biggest political scam in Nigeria’s history, managing to recruit many unsuspecting Nigerians into what they knew to be an ethnic agenda to capture power. It is now quite clear that what happened in Nigeria in 2015 was not a revolution but a…
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Columns

CJN Walter Onnoghen and the Reputation of the Judiciary, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The chief justice of Nigeria must respond to the present crisis around his person and the judiciary in a way that would save the institution. He must explain to Nigerians the sources and legitimacy of the huge amounts of money in his accounts and his properties. Sometimes, only poets can…
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